Optical Assistant – London (Kentish Town)

Full time Permanent @Kimberly Bash in Optical Assistant Email Job

Job Detail

  • Job ID 16803
  • Salary Range £25,000 - £28,000

Job Description

Team Locum are hiring an Optical Assistant for an independent in the heart of Kentish town.

This practice is well established and has been helping its community for over a decade.

You will be joining a well established team that emphasises the “team” aspect. So while transitioning into this role you will have as much support as you need.

The practice is a stones throw away from Camden town and the centre of London, so it is ideal for anyone that is looking for the hustle and bustle of a vibrant and exciting city.

You would ideally have some dispensing experience however, the qualification isn’t required for the role

The role itself would consist of;

  • Patient Care, you would be welcoming and checking In Patients.
  • Pre-Testing – Performing preliminary eye tests and assessments before the optometrist sees the patient.
  • Administrative Duties – Appointment Scheduling, booking appointments for eye examinations and follow-up visits as well as managing the optometrist’s calendar.
  • Patient Records – Maintaining and updating patient records, ensuring confidentiality and accuracy and entering test results and prescription information into the system.
  • Product Sales – Selling eyewear, contact lenses, and other optical products.
  • Stock Management – Managing inventory of frames, lenses, and optical supplies, ordering new stock and ensuring display areas are well-organized and attractive.
  • Lens Preparation – Assisting with the fitting and adjustment of lenses and frames.
  • Customer Service – Answering patient queries regarding eye care, eyewear, and contact lens use.
  • Aftercare Services – Adjusting and repairing eyewear, following up with patients to ensure satisfaction with their eyewear and eye care services.
  • Supporting the Optometrist – Assisting the optometrist during examinations and procedures if needed as well as performing additional tasks as directed by the optometrist or practice manager.

For more information regarding this role, please speak to the permanent team on 0121 451 2707

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